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Definition of the noun aconite

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noun - plural: aconites

  1. any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers

Alternative definition of the noun aconite


  1. [botany] The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; any plant of the genus Aconitum, all the species of which are poisonous.
  2. [poison] An extract or tincture obtained from Aconitum napellus, used as a poison and medicinally.

Phrases with aconite

  1. Indian Aconite
  2. winter aconite
  3. Kamchatka Aconite

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Google previewLife Saving Drugs in Homoeopathy (1998)

by K. D. Kanodia

Aconite is the remedy of cold dry weather. Dr. M. L. Tyler (d) Aconite is a useful medicine in inflammation of the liver, when it comes suddenly.

Google previewThe Medical Brief (1909)

—“Aconite is a short- acting remedy,” says Professor Kent, of the Hahnemann College, Chicago, and this, which is the most peculiar characteristic of the drug, gives also the clue as to ...

Google previewDefinite Medication (2000)

by Eli G. Jones

When there is a quick, bounding pulse, high fever, extreme restlessness, fear of death, sharp cutting pains in the whole abdomen, which is distended and sensitive, aconite is the remedy and the best results are obtained from the third decimal ...

Google previewNew York & New Jersey Getting Started Garden Guide (2015)

Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers by Vincent Simeone

Winter aconite is an excellent plant for a woodland garden, along garden paths, rock gardens, in containers,

Winter aconite is a great companion plant to snowdrops and when used together, they can offer a wonderful display before most ...

Google previewLectures on Materia Medica (2002)

by James Tyler Kent

Aconite is a very simple remedy. The retention of urine in ...

Google previewDawaon Ka Inkthab (select Your Remedy) (1996)

by Das Bishamber*

Aconite is an indispensable remedy- as we can assert from experience ...

Google previewThe Golden Beads

the child is breathless- there is difficulty with the heart and in a few hours fever comes on- Aconite is a very simple remedy- Better during expiration- the spasm of the larynx often comes on during inspiration- Along nerves a sensation of heat- ...

Google previewHandbook of Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics (2013)

by Roy Goulding

Aconite is the dried root of Aconitum napellus—the Monkshood. It contains a number of alkaloids, among which the chief active principle is aconitine. Taken internally aconite is extremely toxic. On the skin and mucosa it first stimulates, then ...

Google previewPlain Talks on Materia Medica (2000)

by W. I. Pierce

Aconite is the accepted name of this remedy, and while the provings were made from the whole plant and root when beginning to flower, the Am. Homoeo.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Psychoactive Substances (1999)

by Richard Rudgley

Aconite is the name given to species of the genus Aconitum which are found in numerous parts of the world. It has been used since time immemorial as a hunting poison in areas of both the Old World and the New (in places as far ...

Google previewThe Treatment of Disease in TCM: Diseases of the head and face including mental (1996)

by Philippe Sionneau, Lü Gang

Bland Aconite refers to a processing method which removes ...

Google previewSpecific Diagnosis and Specific Medication (1909)

by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder

"Aconite is a stimulant to the sympathetic system of nerves, and increases the power of the heart to move the blood, at the same time that it places the blood- vessels in better condition for its passage. It will be recollected that the same system of ...

Google previewCircle of the seasons, and perpetual key to the calendar and almanack [by T.I.M. Forster.]. (1828)

by Thomas Ignatius M. Forster

The Yellow Hellebore or Winter Aconite is a small yellow ranun- culaceous plant, with a bright yellow flower : it is one of our earliest primaveral plants, and blows even before the Snowdrop and ...

Google previewRemedies of Circulatory & Respiratory System (2002)

by F. Bernoville

Aconite is a very important remedy for arterial hypertension and is called the " lancet of homoeopaths." It is an important remedy for angina (it lowers the arterial tension and checks the subjective and objective symptoms that may cause a rise in ...

Google previewTokugawa Political Writings (1998)

by Tetsuo Najita

Gypsum is a mineral substance that produces great coldness and can be used to reduce fever; aconite is a plant that can generate warmth. The Ancient Kings would not have been able to govern society without relying on the specific character ...

Google previewHomoeopathic Envoy (1911)

a pathological condition, but Aconite is the remedy. And in disease if in addition to fear there is also restlessness, anxiety and a feverish state, it is almost a "sure cure." Aconite is a good remedy to take whenever one begins to feel a little "off.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Aconite. (Aconitum napellus) Also known as monkshood, it is a poisonous plant cultivated in gardens, but also growing wild in the cooler mountainous parts of both hemispheres. It is frequently cultivated in gardens in Britain ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum, Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary (1828)

Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle

The Aconite. Common Blne Monk's Hood. Aco- nitum Napellus. E. This plant , the Aconitum Neomnntanum of Lianaeus, is aperennialof the class Polyandria, and order Trigynia ; growing wild in the alpine forests of Carinthia, Cariola, and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Aconite, atis, ativish (Nepali, “very poisonous”), ativisha (Sanskrit, “poison”), bachnag (Persian), bachnâg (Hindi), bikh, bis, bis-h, bish (Arabic), black aconite, blue aconite, bong-nag, bong nga, gsang-dzim, Himalayan monkshood, Indian ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

Large poisonous yellow Aconite, with palmated smooth leaves. 3. Aco NITU M Authora. Isholesome yellow Aconite.] Aconite with leaves divided into many long narrow segments, and sulphur-coloured spikes of flowers. 4. Aco NIT U M ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Dacrydium to Gordonia (1890)

by Sir George Watt

In a like manner the word Bish or Bikh simply means poison, the Visha of Sanskrit ; but it became specifically restricted as a proper name to Aconite, the most poisonous of all the poisons — Bikh or Bis, the poison. So also Bikhma or Bishma ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Common/vernacular names: Aconite, aconitum, monkshood, and wolfsbane. GENERAL DESCRIPTION Perennial herbs consisting of many subspecies, varieties, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mind Enhancing Foods, Drugs and Nutritional Substances, 2d ed. (2015)

by David W. Group

AKA: Aconitum ferox (blue aconite, wolfsbane); aconitum napellus (blue rocket, monkshood); friar's cap; mousebane. Effects: A psychedelic when smoked or absorbed through the skin. In medieval times, an extract was used as an ointment by ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

ferox that this may afford part of the Indian aconite. Medicine. — By most botanists in Europe this is regarded as the species ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

aconite (monkshood; wolfsbane; "queen mother of poisons"). 1: any plant of the genus Aconitum. 2a: the dried tuberous root of Aconitum, especially ...

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